Cholesterol Medications Statin Drugs What is a Statin? Share Pin Email More in Cholesterol Medications Statin Drugs Prescription Medications Basics Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Related Conditions Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 21, 2016 Statin is a medication used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more about how statin can help and see if it is right for you in this video. Up Next Up Next Video What is the Link between Cholesterol and Diabetes? Up Next Video When and How Often Should I Get My Cholesterol Checked? Up Next Video What are the Main Side Effects of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs? Up Next Video What are Triglycerides?